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1 week ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Check the UV Index for Safer Fun in the Sun

The idea of vacations and days off have visions of beaches, pools, summer sports and other outdoor activities dancing in our heads, but these anticipated activities unfortunately can come with a price if we aren’t properly prepared. Summers in the south are not for the faint of heart. Not long after stepping outside, even the Read More
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4 weeks ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

The ABCs and 123s of Cancer Stages

By Sobia Ozair, M.D., medical oncologist Stages. Lymph nodes. Metastasis. The words, letters and numbers used to describe cancer can be confusing, but they are essential not only for the doctors caring for patients, but also for patients, family and friends to understand a cancer diagnosis. This guide will explain some of the medical terms Read More
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1 month ago Natchez

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Natchez Welcomes Jessie Knapp

  Natchez, Miss. – Jessie Knapp has been named clinic manager at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Natchez. In this role, Knapp is responsible for the operations and administration of the Cancer Center, ensuring that the clinic runs smoothly so patients can focus on healing and team members can focus on patient care. Knapp, Read More
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2 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Prevention on the Go

On the go…It’s an accurate phrase to describe today’s high-speed world, and how we literally bring screenings to the public. At the Cancer Center, we’re constantly transforming to keep pace with changing times to reach more people and save more lives. And we won’t stop until cancer is no more. In this spirit, our early Read More